Vortex appears on Lake Texoma

June 25, 2015 by abenson2015

It was like a scene straight out of a Hollywood movie.  An 8-foot-wide vortex appeared on Lake Texoma after officials pulled the plug, or rather opened the spillway.  According to CNet, Texas and Oklahoma have seen so much rain this year that for the first time in history the lake has flowed over the spillway twice.  The vortex was created after the spillway opened and the water rushed out so quickly it created a churning effect, the aquatic equivalent of a black hole.

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